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Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
come back, israel had elections. we had interesting results. we'll have in los angeles for israel an interesting conversation from the guy who surprised everyone in the election. >> the cost of living is going up and up, and there is no equality with other parts of israel and society. it's becoming more and more frustrated. flag from 6 to 9 every morning. >> cenk: we're back on "the young turks." we recently had elections in israel, and ben netanyahu was expected to coast to a relatively easy victory. that is not how it turned out. here's what happened ned. >> a sitting prime minister with a second chance acknowledging that voters want to see change. his coalition had more than 40 seats combined before the vote. after the vote, 30-something. israelis showed their desire for change in a way that surprised the pollsters and pundits. they gave the second highest number of votes to a new party just formed last year. >> cenk: netanyahu's party is down to 31 seats because partly the new party that cnn was mentioning has picked up 19 seats. they were just in existence starting last year.
Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
and experience to tackle israel's many problems. rejecting criticism from home and overseas, he is taking israel down a dangerous confrontational path. mr. netanyahu has authorized even more building in the settlements. there has been no progress in the peace talks with palestinians. the prime minister could isolate israel even further. >> if they often form a government with the extreme right wing and the ultra religious, this is a government that will call -- with the european union, a clash with the obama administration and will not curry favor with the israeli public. this kind of government might not survive. >> this party led by a formal journalist could now play a role in a more modern government. another newcomer is shaking israel's political landscape. >> benjamin netanyahu has taken this page -- taken the stage. let's listen. >> that was the whole of israeli citizens. i'm hoping to leave these changes and for this purpose, we ought to create a wide as possible government. i started this task already this evening. the government that will be created will be based on the following princi
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Jan 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
minr of israel. mr. prime minister, welcome. nice to see you. long time no see. what was your reaction when you heard morsi's hateful words? >> well, good evening. i think these are certainly obnoxious expressions. it's certainly raising serious questions about the attitude of this person. i hope that while he's now president of egypt that he will understand the responsibility of this part of his job and the effect that this has on relations between israel and egypt and he has to adjust himself to the realities of the relations that existed for the last 30 years between israel and egypt. >> his statements were ugly, his tone ugly, the words he chose to use anti-semitic and racist, and yet they show a great frustration with the israeli-arab peace, the status of the two-state negotiations. it appears, doesn't it to you, prime minister, that we get further and further away from mid yeast peace with every day, every week, every month, every year that passes? >> nothing that develops -- or that does not develop in the context of the relations between israel and the palestinians justifies wh
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am PST
agencies here in israel and we have talked to a few of them is that this particular research facility has been a facility that they know has been part of a chain of facilities that syria runs that have been trying to create unconventional weaponry. we are talking chemical weapons. however we are told this particular facility didn't have chemical weapons in it. however it was in a link. something that would help them move, for example, weaponry around. this facility we are hearing from intelligent sources was one in which very large missiles were made to be smaller so they could be transported. that is the key here. a lot of worry in israel that the weapons in syria are being transported across the border to lebanon into the hands of hezbollah which is a known enemy of israel. >> real quick here, sara. do we know if the syrians are threatening now to retaliate? >> they have given some inkling that it was unacceptable, b barbaric as they put it. we are not hearing the heightened language you often here targeted at israel. we heard it from iran. iran basically saying through their media that
Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
for not having enough support for israel and not taking a hard enough stance against iran. democrats are also getting tough on hagel. newly-elected senator tammy baldwin, also the first openly gay u.s. senator says she plans on questioning hagel for his anti-gay comments. 14 years ago hagel criticized ambassador james hormel for being aggressively gay. baldwin wants to know if his apology is sufficient and sincere and she wants to see how he's evolved on that issue particularly in the area of don't ask, don't tell. another obama appointment yesterday, he tapped counter terrorism adviser john brennan to lead the c.i.a. much the controversy there has to do with his involvement in the use of armed drones and his views on waterboarding but it is resparking a debate over the white house cyberleaks. president's aides purposely let out some information to help his re-election chances. but some republicans say they won't confirm brennan until the investigations are complete. more bill press is coming up after the break. stay with us. (vo) brought to you by lysol. a mission for health. before the snee
Jan 31, 2013 10:00am PST
about the issue of israel and iran and some of his more controversial statements in the past about that. that's been a definite part of the back and forth we've seen. >> briefly, let me ask you on that score because of israel's strike into syria. questions about what the targeting was. it's now been condemned. the secretary general, at least at the united nations, saying that he has grave concerns. i shouldn't use the word condemned, but grave concerns about that israeli air strikes, the first in five years. at this time the united nations does not have details, he says, about the reported incident. what are they saying over there at the pentagon? we've also been briefed today that the vice president when he goes to the munich security conference this weekend is going to meet with the syrian envoy from the united nations, brahimi and will meet with the russian foreign minister and with the syrian national council. >> so far out of this building, while they're keeping many of the details close to the vest, we're not hearing any kind of condemnation, criticism, any negative response. in f
Jan 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
it comes to the middle east is israel, when it comes the dealing with iran, with israel, with the broader region. hillary clinton holds the record for the most countries visited at 112. israel, the least visits from any secretary of state since rogers. henry kissinger, 36 times for israel. is this significant? >> well, i mean, she was very energetic. i don't know if she gets frequent flyer miles for all of the miles she logged. that is her job as chief diplomat. >> sadly probably the one perk she does not get. >> right, but the fact is our relationship with israel hasn't been the best. so i don't know if you can directly equate that. anne marie served in the administration. but under the obama administration, relations with israel have been very tough. they may have reached a bottom and mare they're on an uprise, but once again, i think this comes down to president obama's policy. remember, she's the secretary of state. she implements the president's agenda, and i think a lot of the problems out there, i think, were president obama's vision. i think i may be wrong here, but i think secret
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
. there has been no official confirmation from israel. i spoke to the chief international correspondent a few moments ago. what can you tell us about what was hit? >> we had two different accounts. we had reports that israeli jets for the first time had bombed a convoy of weapons heading from syria towards lebanon to support hezbollah. hezbollah has been expressing its concern in recent days and it sent its military intelligence chief to washington where he will express concern about chemical weapons from syria of going into the hands of hezbollah. on the nighttime news, they were taking satisfaction in the fact there had not been any verbal response from damascus or hezbollah. no physical response as well. syria came out with their own version of offense which was there was no convoy but they had bombed a scientific research center close to damascus and it used a rather interesting phrase, that it was used to support the resistance. that was the only thing they could agree on. it was something for hezbollah. what it was though, we are not sure. >> can you make any speculation about what kind
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Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm PST
the muslim brotherhood took over in egypt it raised alarms in the west and israel. why did the u.s. just send cairo four f-16 fighter jets with plans to send even more in the future? is this really the best strategy right now? >> growing controversy for egypt. they conformed the delivery of f-16 fighter jets bound for cairo. it is part of a deal back in 2010. that was before the country's revolution and the rise to power of the muslim brotherhood. kt mcfarland is a fox news analyst and she joins us with more. thank you juror joining us. >> even president obama said the alliance with the u.s. was solid during hmubarek's reign. the deal had already been approved congress could only have been rescinded by president obama. why did he choose to allow it to go through? >> there are three reasons this is a really bad idea. number one, we are having a national debate on guns and we have determined that you don't want to put dangerous weapons in the hands of unstable people. why are we putling it in the hands of unstable country likely egypt right now. it has political and economic chaos. the second r
Jan 30, 2013 9:00pm PST
, mark matthews, abc 7 news. let's go overseas to israel and the air strike raising the concern ooh even higher in the embattled part of the middle east. israeli war planes bombed a convoy near the syria border with lebanon and martha raddatz explains what the strike is all about. >> reporter: this is what we know. officials say truckloads of dangerous weapons were being loaded from a facility in syria and then were headed for lebanon. officials say inside the trucks were fa 17s. very capable mobile radar guided is surface to air missiles. israeli war planes were launched to destroy the trucks and stop them from entering lebanon before the militant group hezbollah could get their hands on them. the building where the trucks were loading or departing was also hit. hezbollah is a sworn enemy of israel. if hezbollah had gotten the missiles it would have significantly increased their capability in any future conflict with israel so this was not israel getting involved in the conflict in syria per se. it was very much israel making a preemptive strike to protect itself but you this will incre
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Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
as i think most observers believe, israel has a very difficult decision in the next six to nine months whether they will use military force against the iran nuclear weapon. you can count on the obama administration not using it to the spotlight will be on netanyahu. jenna: ironic you brought up prime minister netanyahu because as we were examining this question what is different this year than last. the prime minister made interesting comments from the u.n. a month ago how different 2013 may be not only for israel and iran but for the rest of the world. let's take a listen to that. >> iran has completed the first stage. took them many years but they completed it and they are 70% of the way there. now they are well into the second stage. and, by next spring, at most, by next summer, at current enrichment rates they will have fin eshed the medium enrichment and move onto the final stage. from there it is only a few months, possibly a few weeks before they get enough enriched-uranium for the first bomb. jenna: based on that timeline, this summer come up in 2013, ambassador. do you see the
Jan 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
of defense towards the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran, sanctions won't work, that israel must negotiate with hamas, an organization, terrorist group that lobs thousands of rockets into israel, he also was one of 12 senators who refused to sign a letter to the european union trying to designate hezbollah as a terrorist organization. >> reporter: pretty tough words there. also angered the lgbt community with comments he made back in 1998 when he called into question a nominee for the ambassador to luxembourg, called into question his fitness because he was game he has recently apologized for those remarks but you know, senator graham said he would be very inclined not to support hagel. on the democratic side, illinois senator dick durbin did speak more positively about hagel this morning on "state of the union." let's listen to that. >> chuck hagel was a republican senator from nebraska, a decorated veteran of the vietnam war, a person who has a resume that includes service on the foreign relations committee as well as
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
israel and her boss, there has been allegiances revealed between the factions. the western nations are wary of the group. many countries regard that as a terrorist organization. earlier this week, the israeli government says it could take control of the west bay. the rally was earlier than planned and speakers stopped after organizers said there were organizational problems. there were reports between members that felt the leaders were not given a prominent enough role at the event. >> a roundup of other stories. the united states started deploying troops and missiles to turkey. the question that the defense system and ingun's citizen's guide when a mortar landed on their home. gabrielle gifford has visited the town where a gunman killed 26 people inside of an elementary school. deferreds was shot and critically wounded in a 2011 shooting and was planning to meet on friday with families. now for the bumpy ride the american economy has taken. we started the week with high drama and related -- ended with the latest unemployment report. theasn't enough to change 7.8% jobless rate. wha
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
on israel iran and lgbt issues and he could face a long confirmation process. but the changing of the guard is already underway. current defense secretary leon panetta has authorized a military and civilian transition team to support hagel and brief him on operations, budget and administration policies. haigle will also need to prep a list of policy answers for the senate armed services committee. when panetta went through the process, his answers filled nearly 80 pages. today a federal appeals court will consider releasing photos of osama bin laden after his death. the conservative group judicial watch wants the government to release 52 images following the killing of bin laden in may of 2011. the government argues the photos should be kept secret in the interest of national security. saying the release could incite violence against americans. >> americans are losing tens of billions of dollars at the hands of china. the united states has opened up cases against dozens of china-based companies after allegations of fraud and financial irregularities. but the chinese government is refusing t
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm EST
24 near an army base. in israel, prime minister benjamin netanyahu has claimed victory in israel's national election. his right wing black armored -- emerged on tuesday with a slight advantage. he will be forming a government coalition including right wing parties. here in this country, the victims of child molestation by priests in the los angeles catholic church are demanding justice following the disclosure that top church officials conspired to conceal the abuser 's crimes. newly disclosed documents have confirmed the roman catholic archdiocese of los angeles the liver they hid evidence of child molestation for more than decade, to bring abusive priests out of state to avoid prosecution. vega, a child abuse victim that was part of a 2007 settlement, called for a new investigation of the now retired archbishop and his top adviser. >> to feel that hands of the priest on my neck, to feel the breath on my neck, to feel him talk to me, to feel his body against me, the feeling violated me. there smells, -- there are smells, touches, feelings. you have to put yourself in that situat
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
will offer enough support to israel. mitch mcconnell has -- has not said if he sports him as secretary of defense. >> do his views make sense for that particular job? i think he ought to be given a fair hearing like any other nominee and he will be. >> reporter: president obama will be speaking in a few hours. we expect to learn more then about his nomination for secretary of defense. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:18. new this morning, interviews with a dozen female soldiers and marines show very little interest in signing up for combat duty. most of the women surveyed said they had no interest on being on the front line fighting. they did think it should be open up to female troops who might want that experience. some women have complained that banning then from combat means they are at a disadvantage when it comes to moving up in the ranks of the military. >>> landfill caumakers get -- california lawmakers get back to work today with a democratic super-authority in the house. does this mean it will be anything but usual in this legislation station. >> reporter: well, demo
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
concerned about israel. >>> president obama meanwhile nominated counter terrorism advisor john brennan to lead the cia. some ethicists have questioned brennan's support for the country's controversial drone program, which brennan defended in a speech at the woodrow wilson center last may. >> targeted strikes conform to the principal of humanity, which requires us to use weapons that will not inflict unnecessary suffering. for all these reasons, i suggest to you that these targeted strikes against al qaeda terrorists are indeed ethical and just. >>> also this week, obama chose his chief of staff jack lew, an orthodox jew, to head the treasury department. >>> plans are being completed for president obama's second inaugural, but controversy has already prompted a change. atlanta evangelical pastor louie giglio was selected to give the benediction, but he bowed out after some activist groups criticized a sermon he gave in the 1990s against homosexuality. giglio said he didn't want the uproar to become a distraction. myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers, wi
Jan 23, 2013 4:00am PST
to three men being wounded. one of the men is being charged in that shooting. >>> in israel, benjamin netanyahu won a third time as prime minister. he'll likely be forced to form a new coalition government that requires new concessions to restart long-stalled peace talks with the palestinians. >>> arizona senator john mccain is getting set for two hearings. first he met with former senator chuck hagel. said they were old friends and had a frank and candid exchange. mccain fell short of saying whether or not he would support hagel. second, the senator joked late tuesday that he will intensely question secretary of state nominee john kerry. >> and we will look forward to interrogating him at his hearing next week, mercilessly. we will bring back for the only time water boarding to get the truth out of him. >>> less than a month after a drunk driving accident that killed a teammate, dallas cowboys nose tackle jay ratliff was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after his pickup truck sideswiped a tractor trailer truck. >>> and a company is interested in getting what they ca
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Jan 27, 2013 8:00am PST
it considers to be its near abroad, export terrorism, to strike against not just israel, but other western interests, including the u.s. and citizens in places like lebanon, to have its tentacles deep into gaza. it's important for iran. it's doubling down on that. also, you know, iran has no down side from the war dragging on because ironically, even if assad falls, what now is seemingly likely is that the muslim brotherhood might come to power, partly because the war has gone on so long. >> jamie: is that what's behind iran's action, that they would like to take full control of syria? >> i think they would be happy with assad fhe survived, he would have nowhere to turn to, much of the world has turned its back on him with the notable exception of rushia. but, you know, either way, what have you to -- if you step back and take a look, you see a regime -- or a region that is aflame, where you have islamist political victories and insurgent vehicles and behind the curtain is the iran iranian regime that is having a very good set of years and may have another great year as it gets closer to r
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
and i had to do with iran and the nuclear threat to israel. and the position germany was taking relative to them. and i was questioning where they might be should there be a real threat or attack in israel. he said of course you know that's not what the public would want us to do, but given the holocaust, we have to be very. we cannot stand by and let another holocaust take place. so those decades of remorse and guilt over the holocaust dictates policy relative to support for israel, even though the public now decades on says why do we need to do that again quiet and do we want to get mixed up and not? so that's kind of a unique dynamic that exists in that regard. but it's somewhat of a tenuous relationship. we spent a lot of time with the israeli ambassador, who spent a lot of time at the german relative to german policy towards israel in a home in her of ways. so anything short of a direct threat or attack on israel, we wish we could get this resolved and we wish israel would be much more flexible relative to the west bank and relative to the palestinians. >> i think we have time for o
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
drama at the oscars. >> we'll talk to steve israel, thomas mack mccarty and star of the "walking dead" will be joining us. monday, january 28th." starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. we begin with a developing story this morning. the funerals under way for some of those killed in the horrific fire that took place at a brazilian nightclub. half of the victims, 231 of them, were students, all from the same university, celebrating their last weekend of summer break. called the kiss nightclub, located in santa maria. recovery workers are hearing the sounds of ring tones as those looking for loved ones are hoping they will pick up the cell phones. shasta darlington live with the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. that's right. right now, over at the cemetery, the funerals have started. and i'm right here in the center of town, a few steps from the nightclub, kiss where this tragedy happened yesterday morning. very early, of course. right now, the investigators are inside. looking for more clues about what caused this fire. there has been a
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Jan 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
recruited volunteers as far away as israel and ukraine. they are using new technology to remove mud stains and watermarks to restore the photos even reconstructing missing parts. >> the process of fixing something for me fulfilling and satisfying. you look at the above and after, it's a great feeling to see something restored. >> reporter: this couple here rode out the storm in their house in oceanside. their basement completely flooded saturating. >> everything the moment i saw this white album and i closed my eyes, don't make it the wedding album. >> it was. >> i picked it up, i just picked it up and water is gushing out of it. like i said my heart sunk. >> they say their wedding pictures taken 45 years ago is one of the most prized possessions and they have been able to keep them in the family. each image takes 10-17 hours to restore. >> jamie: we appreciate they are doing that. thanks, anna. >> gregg: massive oil rig stranded on a remote alaska extraian coastline. what is being done. >> jamie: we talked a little bit about this story, a local newspaper is at odds over public access to t
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
, israel's military on high alert, after launching an air strike in syria. targeting surface to air missiles that were apparently being sent on trucks to the military group hezbollah in lebanon. the attack appears to confirm fears that the chaotic civil war has left that country's supply of sophisticated weapons vulnerable. russia called israel's attack unacceptable. >>> and defense secretary nominee chuck hagel sure to face tough questions during his first day of confirmation in the senate. he is not specifically pro-israel and wouldn't be tough enough on iran. >>> and a developing story in arizona. a man wanted for opening fire inside a phoenix office building, killing a ceo in the process, is on the run at this hour. police say 70-year-old arthur harmon shot the top executive of a call center agency that he was suing. two others were wounded. harmon fled in a white rental car. police say he is armed and dangerous. >>> and this morning, walmart has announced it will begin limiting sales of ammunition to three boxes per day per customer. new worries about gun control laws have led
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Jan 22, 2013 3:00am PST
not hurt. right now mechanics are trying to figure out why that light came on. >>> voters across israel heading to the polls. israelly prime minister benjamin netanyahu expected to win reelection. netanyahu is promising voters he will keep israel safe and build jewish settlements despite some international opposition. >>> the video will make your heart stop. a woman faints falling head first on to the train tracks. this is in madrid, spain. an off-duty police officer jumps into action as the train comes roaring into the station. the crowd was able to get the conductor's attention and the train stopped just in time. the officer lifted the woman to safety. a doctor at the scene checked her out. she is expected to be okay. those are your headlines. it seems we have more and more frequent -- maybe it is because we have video cameras everywhere -- where we're capturing those incidents. >>brian: people have those cameras to keep an eye on terrorists especially in london, now here in the u.s. and over in madrid. >>steve: president obama and the first lady taking center stage last night at the
Jan 13, 2013 8:30am PST
on israel. our greatest ally. i wanted to see where his rack, why he -- iraq, why he chose to oppose the iraq war which i think was a wise choice now we know all the conditions. also iran. i believe the sanctions in iran are working and can even work further without going in and having a land war there. and afghanistan. i believe that he believes as i do that there's not going to be any changes that we're going to significantly make there no matter how long we are there. it's going to be a very interesting conversation i look forward to having. but i truly believe, i was a former executive being a governor and i always appreciated when the senate gave me the gave me the respoask basically putting -- respect of basically putting my staff together. i will give every consideration to our president to do the same. but there are some serious questions. >> schieffer: what about gun control. you had one of the most memorable ads during your campaign for the senate because you actually fired a rival at one point dure -- a rifle at one point during that. you're a proud member of the nra but
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
for him. still they say about the stance on iran and things he said about iraq and israel and whether he stands close enough with israel as ally. the white house is confident he'll be confirmed. it's not going to be an easy process. >> one month since the school shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. vice president joe biden expected to lay out recommendations for gun control tomorrow. what is he expected to say? >> administration has already said that they will push for assault weapons ban and nra doesn't think it will pass here and for limits on high capacity clips. with those meetings that we saw with all sides last week and today sitting down with cabinet members and members of congress, the vice president is expected to recommend universal background checks saying a lot of groups he met with are pushing for background checks whether you buy that weapon online, retail store, even in a private sale or at gun shows which now is considered a loophole. >> most likely some sort of change will take effect. thank you very much for the update. >>> while discussing gun control and
Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
an israel start up that makes technology to help wireless carriers manage their network. today, walking away with a stake estimated $230 mill yichblt how is that? and broader markets today, stocks closed high yes, lawmakers voted to raise the debt keeling and tech stocks rallied amid better than expected earnings. your bloomberg silicon valley index closing up, google, and apple helping pull index up. >> facebook lending a hand to help suicide prevention, providing researchers at the suicide prevention group with posts from those that take their own lives, experts say it may help friends and family better identify warning signs. in san francisco, i'm emily chang, back to you. >> millions face two more days of bundling up. there is dangerous cold weather tightening it's grip on the northwest. >> so far, it's being blamed for four deaths. commuters drove through fresh snow. sun rise revealed frozen mississippi river. temperatures plunged to 35 degrees in some communities, forecasters expect this to last into the weekend uk see ice covering the side of this gutted warehouse forming aft
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
just a small fraction of combat soldiers. in israel, just 3%. but some former officers say women will have to prove they have the physical strength to serve on the front lines. >> the combat roles, that has to be addressed, whether the standards are going to be separate. those that enter infantry or special operations units, standards are high and they are high for a reason. >> reporter: so many women have lost their lives already. 152 in the line of duty in iraq and afghanistan alone. but now, it's the actual front lines that will be wide open. cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >>> and still ahead, right here on "world news," you will hear the voice that tricked a football hero. >> i just want to say good night and i'll be okay tonight. >> but was the girl on the other end of the phone actually this man? and who is he? that's next. we know all your investments may not be with fidelity, but we can still help you see your big picture. with the fidelity guided portfolio summary, you choose which accounts to track and use fidelity's analytics to spot trends, gain insights, and fi
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Jan 27, 2013 12:00am PST
that their own president said are blood suckers and descendants of apes and piggings yumpt oner why israel is nervous? vice-president biden held a google chat answering questions about the assault weapon's ban. what would you say to people that you say are infringing on the rights not in the sense of sport and hunting but the last line of defense in earthquake. here's the vice-president's response. >> shot gun will keep you a lot safer a double barrel shot gun. than the assault weapon in somebody's hands. you know it is harder to use a assault weapon to hit something. if you want to keep people away buy shot gun shells . hopefully there is only one person coming and it only takes two shells to take him out. because if you have multiple people coming, if you buy shot gunnel shoulds, i hope you can throw them hard enough to stop the rest of the attackers. this shows the idiocy of the people who are asking us to give up voluntarily those weapons of self defense because they assume who ever attacks us will only be one person with a minimal amount of ammunition coming toward us. if someone is a
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
tighter gun control laws. >>> and it's election day in israel, and it appears prime minister benjamin net yaw >> will get another term in office. voters headed to the polls today. even among his opponents netanyahu is considered the best man to lead his country. no matter the outcome, the u.s. approach to the palestinian conflict won't change. >>> the big easy is getting ready for the world stage and having the niners and ravens playing in the super bowl isn't just great for the fans. it's actually really, really good news for the new orleans economy. two weeks out and the transformation of jackson square is getting closer to completion. other projects going on all over town, too. small businesses, specially the -- some local breweries apparently gearing up and getting ready for the influx of fans and media. they're just getting ready for dennis, aren't they? >> i am ready to go. bring me the benegts. i spent two weeks there when the 49ers played denver. >> and you made it out alive. >> a long time to be on bourbon street. >> the stories h
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm EST
on israel. at one point, criticizing what he called thelobby. today, he took that comment back. >> i should have used another term, and i'm sorry. and i regret it. >> reporter: and hagel seemed to get confused about iran, which he called an elected, legitimate government, stating president obama's position on pursuit of nuclear weapons. hagel is likely to be confirmed, but even supporters acknowledge he didn't have a familiarly strong performance today, saying that he still needs to learn more about the pentagon, telling the committee, quote, if confirmed, i intend to know a lot more than i do. those were his exact words, diane. >> it was a bruising day. thank you so much, jonathan karl. >>> and, in alabama tonight, law enforcement officials are searching for enough wisdom to prevent a tragedy. a standoff is under way, a frightened 5-year-old boy held hostage in an underground bunker. his captor has a gun. so, what should police do next? abc's gio benitez is there. >> reporter: just beyond that line of trees, a 5-year-old boy named ethan is spending his third terrifying day in captivity. do
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